LibriVox recording of The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence. Read in English by Tony Foster"There is no mistake about it, Alvina was a lost girl. She was cut off from everything she belonged to."In this most under-valued of his novels, Lawrence once again presents us with a young woman hemmed in by her middle-class upbringing and (like Ursula Brangwen in The Rainbow) longing for escape. Alvina Houghton's plight, however, is given a rather comic and even picaresque treatment. Losing first... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, classic literature, family saga, historical saga, sexual awakening, 19th...
LibriVox recording of Between the Lines, by Boyd Cable. Read by Delmar H Dolbier. This book, all of which has been written at the Front within sound of the German guns and for the most part within shell and rifle range, is an attempt to tell something of the manner of struggle that has gone on for months between the lines along the Western Front, and more especially of what lies behind and goes to the making of those curt and vague terms in the war communiqués. I think that our people at Home... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: World War I, The Great War, British Army, Trench Warfare, librivox, audiobook Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Black Amazon of Mars (Version 3) by Leigh Douglass Brackett. Read in English by Thomas A. Copeland In his final adventure on Mars, Eric John Stark acquires a relic of an ancient Martian hero, a gem or lens which is believed to be the key to the strength of Kushat, the city that guards the Gates of Death in the frozen north. A brief inspection of the artifact plunges Stark into the mind of its creator, where he sees, through those long-dead eyes, the unutterably ancient,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, adventure, space opera, planetary romance
LibriVox recording of The Phoenix and the Carpet by E. Nesbit. Read in English by Helen Taylor.Five children discover a mysterious egg in their new nursery carpet - an egg which hatches into a magical talking Phoenix! The carpet is a magic one and takes them on all sorts of adventures which never quite turn out as planned... (Summary by Helen Taylor)For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fantasy, children's fiction, E. Nesbit
LibriVox recording of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. Read by Cori Samuel. A children's classic, this is the story of Rat and Mole, who have many adventures both on and off their beloved river, with their friends Toad and Badger. This version has been read in a whisper and is perfect for night-time listening in a quiet room. The low volume is intentional! (Summary by Cori Samuel) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, wind in the willows, mole, rat, toad, badger Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text